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Comment by BrianQ. on March 22, 2020 at 5:17pm

Love me some Motherless child!

Comment by Ernest Gusella on March 22, 2020 at 11:18am

While going to grad school for painting in San Francisco from 1966-1968, I worked for a printing company in North Beach. I pasted up record albums for Chris Strachwich of Berkeley who was the guy behind Arhoolie records. I worked on Mance Lipscomb, Bukka White, Lightning Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Clifton Chenier, etc. records and met some of them. I believe that the Arhoolie catalog is now in the Smithsonian collection. Mance got that Texas thumb really working on the bass! In Dead Ernest

Comment by Uncle John on March 20, 2020 at 11:38am

I might have liked that radio station, Bob.   Or the visit to his home town.  I only learned about his music after his death.

Comment by Bob Johnston on March 20, 2020 at 10:12am

That's cool.  I enjoyed visiting Blues Alley in Navasota his hometown before they closed.    I  first heard him on the radio when I  was about seven.  It was KPRS a small station in Kansas City that only played the blues.

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